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Even more gloriously incomprehensible memes from A Voice for Men's most prolific meme-maker

That doesn't even make a tiny bit of sense.
That doesn’t even make a tiny bit of sense.

The unquestioned king of A Voice for Men’s crew of meme-makers is the mysterious fellow known only as John Galt. Galt, whose contributions are often chosen as AVFM’s “meme of the week” and posted to AVFM’s Facebook page, is truly the meme-maker AVFM deserves — a graphic designer whose graphically challenged photoshopped masterpieces are as baffling as they are offensive.

I highlighted several of his, er, designs in my recent post on Inexplicable AVFM Memes. Today, I’d like to delve further into the photoshop disasters that fill his own Facebook page, some of them official AVFM memes and others posted under his own fake name.

But first, a little introduction to Mr. Galt, as found on his blog.

I live and work in the UK, am a physically fit man in his mid thirties currently studying Computer Science and Mathematics. … I, like most men I know have dated on and off for the past 20 years or so and from my experiences I have come to realize as, no doubt many of you have that there is a deep sickness in our society in regards to how men are treated. …

With a 50 billion dollar divorce industry, sex sold as some sort of priceless resource and victim hood sold to a nanny state as the only valid form of currency it is evident that Men must protect their independence and freedom more vigilantly than ever.

The price, for failing to see what is essentially a fairy tale lie is higher than it has ever been. That price is paid to governments and businesses who profit from the misery of destroyed families, men and women with tax rates and laws that only ever increase. It is paid to greedy women and feminists who demand one sided equality while forcing men to shoulder responsibilities with none of the inherent rights associated with

Sorry, I nodded off for a second.

These fascist lies permeate everywhere from the destruction of Masculine Roles to the ignorance of sex differences in medic

Oh fucking hell he goes on like this for several hundred more words. You can go read it if you like.

Anyway, he ends with a question:

What are you going to do about it?.

Longtime readers of this blog will no doubt notice that Mr. Galt ends his sentence with a new variation on the famous MRA two-dot ellipsis, which I think we can call the Galtian MRA Question Period.

Galt has answered his own Question Period with an ever-growing collection of terrible, terrible memes. So let’s take a look!

There’s this inexplicable homage to a 24-year-old song by MC Hammer.

"It" hate your guts?
“It” hate your guts? And why is she on a scooter?

And this conspiratorial take on “the pill.”

Huh. Yet Galt thinks a male pill WILL bring sexual liberation ... to men.
Huh. Yet Galt thinks a male pill WILL bring sexual liberation … to men.

Apparently feminism was writing nursery rhymes in the early 19th century:

What does this soft-porn pic have to do with feminism or nursery rhymes?
What does this soft-porn pic have to do with feminism or nursery rhymes?

Hey ladies! Get on the feminist gravy train!

One ... MILLION dollars!
One … MILLION dollars!

Apparently feminists want everyone to live in tents, which supposedly look like … vaginas?

"Engenuity?" Apparently spellchecking is for manginas.
“Enginuity?” Apparently spellchecking is for manginas.

Apparently the true cause of erectile dysfunction is … nagging?

Er, why did you use a picture of a Viagra float at a Pride Parade?
Er, this meme is aimed at women. So why did you use a picture of a Viagra float at a Pride Parade?

I’m not sure what’s the most offensive thing about this one — the comparision of feminism to a nuclear weapon or Mr. Galt’s egregious typo.

There are only [] words in this poster. And one of them is misspelled.
There are only 13 words in this poster. And one of them is misspelled.
Your interpretation of this next one is as good as mine, though in a comment on Facebook Mr. Galt explains “yes it does refer to the sexuality between men and women. Specifically sexual aggression – which of course is for all judicial purposes is essentially illegal nowadays, at least for men.

Ok, then.
Ok, then.

Honestly, I don’t think Mr. Galt needs a Men’s Rights movement to solve his problems. I think he might just need to hire a dominatrix. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

I’ve just scratched the surface of Mr. Galt’s graphic work. I may have to return to him in a future post.

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Phoenician in a time of Romans
Phoenician in a time of Romans
8 years ago

Dude, they’re litterally RIGHT THERE in the comment she made above your sarcastic retort admitting you didn’t read her own comment.

Duh – I went looking backwards from my original comment. Mea culpa.

Olive O'Sudden
Olive O'Sudden
8 years ago

That tent looks nothing like a vagina. And whenever an MRA uses the word ‘family’, just replace it with ‘patriarchy’ and the sentence will make much more sense.

gilshalos
8 years ago

I love the Laundry series by Charles Stross!
Never found Bob to be irritating though, and I am female. I have to admit, not quite so keen on Mo, contrarily enough 😛

Tessa
8 years ago

LBT:

Patricia Wrede (so 90s, but such wonderful fractured fairy tales)

I really like her recent Frontier Magic series. The lack native Americans is bit off putting, though. I’m still hoping they’ll meet some in book 3, just farther west, since America is such a horrible horrible place in that universe.

kittehserf - MOD
8 years ago

Dude, if you spend an entire chapter on mustaches, you might have a problem.

wat

That sounds like it might be the only chapter I’d want to read!

::reads more comments::

Well. If they were good moustaches, at least. Sounds like maybe not, after all. 🙁

maistrechat
8 years ago

I like Joe Abercrombie, but I HATED the First law trilogy. I just wasn’t into a book where every single character is a huge asshole with no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I felt like he went overboard in trying to subvert the “noble heroes” thing and came out the other side. I enjoyed Best served cold and The heroes way more.

Actually, I’ve liked every Abercrombie book I’ve read a little more than the last one. Maybe I’m just getting used to the style and need to read the earlier books again.

I couldn’t get into the Dagger and coin series. I read the first book and made it most of the way through the second but it was too much economics for me. I was hoping for something more like the Gentleman bastards seies, I guess. I found the whole thing pretty derivative but not in a fun way.

For epic fantasy, nothing tops the Malazan books in my opinion. They’re pretty dark but have more sympathetic characters than Abercrombie or Martin. Probably the most diverse cast of characters I’ve ever seen in a fantasy series.

The Necromancer series by Amanda Downum is one to check out for female-centric fantasy. The second book in the series in particular features a trans POV character who is wayyy more interesting than the eponymous necromancer.

leftwingfox
8 years ago

Has anyone else read “Blue Moon Rising” by Simon Green? It starts as a deconstruction of the “Prince on a unicorn goes to slay a dragon to rescue a princess and prove his worthiness to the throne”, and proceeds to juggle comedy, horror and fantasy beautifully. The princess is described not as pretty, but “handsome” and while her sexuality bumps up against fantasy convention, she’s never punished or shamed for it.

Unfortunately, a lot of his later works become parodies of his earlier work, but that doesn’t detract from how much I love “Blue Moon Rising.”

Phoenician in a time of Romans
Phoenician in a time of Romans
8 years ago

Gilshalos : I love the Laundry series by Charles Stross!
Never found Bob to be irritating though, and I am female. I have to admit, not quite so keen on Mo, contrarily enough 😛

Charlie’s next book will be told through Mo’s eyes. She’s more mature and serious than Bob, and Bob is very much an unreliable narrator – maybe even more so than Charlie is letting on… Getting her perspective makes the character far more understandable.

Unimaginative
Unimaginative
8 years ago

The lack native Americans is bit off putting, though. I’m still hoping they’ll meet some in book 3, just farther west, since America is such a horrible horrible place in that universe.

I haven’t read Wrede in a lot of years, and didn’t even realize she was still writing! So I went looking.

For in her world, Columbus discovered a New World populated solely by dangerous wildlife, both natural and magical.

Uh. I guess that’s one way of getting around addressing genocide, colonialism, ethnocentricity…

Fibinachi
8 years ago

I like Joe Abercrombie, but I HATED the First law trilogy. I just wasn’t into a book where every single character is a huge asshole with no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I felt like he went overboard in trying to subvert the “noble heroes” thing and came out the other side. I enjoyed Best served cold and The heroes way more.

God, I hated The FIrst Law. I kept reading it through pure spite, because the people I normally talk books with in real life assured me it was actually pretty great. I hoped I’d run into some sort of “Oh, this is why it’s good” at some point but, dear god, it’s just not a very well written, well plotted, well structured, well organized, well characterized or well intentioned series. It’s just endless amounts of “Everything sucks and everyone is an asshole, now here’s this thing I never mentioned before that’ll save the day and never happen again so no use trying to predict where this is all going because I can pull whatever I want out of my hat!”.

I know Joe Abercrombie can write, and I understand he has ideas, but why he refused to do any of that for three books is a mind-fuck. The other ones, The Heroes and Best Served Cold is just infinitive times better.

I second the recommendations of Daniel Abraham, but I haven’t read the Dragon stuff. What I have is something called the Long Price Quartet. Admittedly years ago, yet it had some neat ideas and I remember being pretty fond of the general execution. Essentially, it’s a world with magic, in the form of people who can conjure up the concept of things using poetry and words and practice. Only, if you manage to conjure up, say, the concept of Infertility, it’s not some paltry two bit spirit that can only affect stuff on the local plane. You literally have a spirit on your hands who can make every single thing on the planet on infertile.

Understandably, everyone else is really paranoid re: the awe-inspiring possibilities of abuse that this one country has with their trained summoners. So what you get is a lot of back and forth between various people, cultures and countries all trying to make the most of their situation while also avoiding another apocalypse (The last one happened because some people thought it’d be a neat idea to summon and bind the concept of Decay. Try to think about how well that went…).

But there’s a lot of neat little things – the two main characters, which I remember as male, grow steadily older over time because the books themselves stretch over decades and decades, the world changes quite a lot, and towards the end it all just spirals utterly out of control. Which I thought was nice.

Diana
Diana
7 years ago

The pseudonym alone tells you pretty much everything about this person. I wonder if he knows Ayn Rand was female?

Henry
Henry
7 years ago

No wonder he dated on and off for 20 years. No sane, nor crazy person would want to date a douche 😛

Nikki the Bluth Wannabe
Nikki the Bluth Wannabe
6 years ago

Sorry to be so late to this party, but I just have to say one thing. Re: the Thermonuclear War meme-isn’t that “would you like to play a game?” line from Saw? Is he actually implying that feminists could/would/eventually will cause thermonuclear war as a sadistic, Saw-style punishment for people who criticize them?

Aubrey
Aubrey
6 years ago

Wow these people really hate consensual Fem Dom/male sub relationships. Funny.

Steve D
Steve D
6 years ago

“Disposability in the workplace only happens because you let it.”

I suspect that not letting “you’re fired” happen goes one of two places:
1. Handcuffs and the cops escorting you out, or
2. Becoming the “disgruntled former employee” in the latest gun control meme.

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